Remote volunteer work, such as assistance with data entry or research needs, replaced HFF’s usual in-person volunteer work this Summer to accommodate for social distancing. We received help with data entry projects related to Bryce Contor’s work as the Landowner Outreach Manager for both the Henry’s Fork Foundation and Friends of the Teton River. We also received a great amount of research assistance for PhD candidate Jack McLaren’s work on the Upper Henry’s Fork.
The HFF interns arrived this weekend excited for the upcoming roles they will play in the organization. One of these interns was born and raised in Ashton and has received the Don C. Byers Memorial Scholarship.
In the following paragraphs Rob Van Kirk tells us about the life of Don Byers and the generosity of the Byers family which led to a yearly intern scholarship: